Solihull

Land Rover Defender electric restomod uses in-wheel motors

Another company has surfaced with an electric conversion for the original Defender[1], but there’s a difference this time.
U.K.-based Bedeo’s electric Defender uses in-wheel motors, which Bedeo has packaged as a retrofit kit that could potentially be u…

Delta Junction viaduct jacked into place

The 1100-tonne is jacked into position
The 158-metre-long structure was moved into place in 13 hours using a specialist push-pull jacking technique.
The East M42-M6 Link Viaduct is one of 13 viaducts that make up HS2’s triangular Delta Junction. This…

Own a home in ‘poshest village’ for cool £1.35m

Barston has been revealed as one of the ‘poshest places to live’ by The Telegraph
It’s been named the poshest village in the Midlands – and you can live there too if you have a spare £1.35 million. A beautiful five bedroom house is on the market in Hob…

Gary Newbon: Barry hit the bullseye in darts success story

My long TV presenting career has seen many changes in life, technology, media, migration, weather and sport. Each topic has seen dramatic developments.
In sport, I have witnessed the demise of showjumping and the unbelievable rise in the popularity of …

On test: Ineos’s £79,000 Grenadier 4×4

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While small numbers of Ineos’ long-awaited Grenadier have been trickling out across the country, they’re still something of a rarity.
Having tackled the inevitable rash of teething troubles that you’d expect with any completely new machine…

HS2: Footage of demolished M42 bridge in Solihull

A 4,000-tonne bridge over the M42 motorway has been demolished to make way for the HS2 railway.Demolition experts used excavators to remove the bridge in 52 hours, while articulated dumper trucks took the rubble away from the scene in Solihull.It is th…

Brian McFadden hopes he can turn Chorley FC into next Wrexham

Former Westlife singer McFadden told Chorley fans to dream of the Football League as he took his place in the Lancashire club’s small VIP stand along with prospective fellow investors Keith Duffy and Shane Lynch from Irish pop group Boyzone.
Clad in Ch…